Victim Of The Month Club

Much as we like to believe we eschew the idea of a hierarchy of victims, inevitably some campaigns catch on better than others. The causes of, for example the Finucane and NcCartney families are obviously meritorious in their own right, but have both drawn strength from their ability to attract the support of those with an interest in causing damage to those (allegedly) responsible. Bearing this in mind, it is intriguing to see the Sunday Business Post taking up the cudgels (for the first time?) on behalf of the family of a murdered police officer.

The article is strangely coy, particularly as the dead cannot sue, in dealing with allegations which in fact have been in the public domain for some time. Cui bono indeed?